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Childhood Diseases

Question
Posted by: mosadi | 2007/04/03

Q.

lumps on a 1yrs old

Hi

My baby brother have small lumps inside his skin on back of his head, so we took him to the hospital the Dr. didn't examine him he just told us that he got AIDS. so i want to know what might cause this?

Thanks

Expert's Reply

A.

Paediatrician

This is not usually due to AIDS but is known as benign lymphadenopathy of infancy. The cause is usually unknown and the enlarged lyph glands gradually diasppear by themselves.

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